Global Orientation Fall 2019


Our Global Fall 2019 Orientation (for both International and Exchange Students) will fully prepare you to be a successful student at PSU!  This mandatory program for all new PSU international (F-1) and exchange (J-1) students establishes a foundation for success.

Highlights of the International & Exchange Orientation

  • airport Pick-Up from Boston-Logan Airport
  • early Move-In to campus housing
  • University and academic information sessions
  • tour of campus and Town of Plymouth, New Hampshire
  • US government-mandated immigration sessions (F-1 and J-1 students)
  • session on personal safety and health, including local/state/federal laws and legal system with local law enforcement officials
  • exposure and introduction to the surrounding community
  • cross-cultural training to adapt to life in New Hampshire
  • opportunity to get settled (ex: shopping for dorm living, opening bank accounts, purchasing cell phones)
  • excursions to local attractions
  • social activities with Residential Life and Student Activities Departments
  • plenty of food
  • and meeting new friends!

The Global Orientation occurs prior to the required Plymouth State’s Fall 2019 orientation — yes, you’ll be involved with TWO orientations! The Global Orientation team is comprised of University staff and an amazing group of student leaders.  We guarantee by the first day of classes on August 26th, 2019 you will be well-informed about student life at Plymouth State, and will have had many opportunities to meet and make new friends, have fun and be ready to start your academic career as a Panther!

The mandatory arrival date is Monday, August 19th, 2019. You will be busy from the time you arrive  through to the first day of classes! Don’t worry: you’ll have time to go shopping, get a cell phone, open a bank account, get settled in your on-campus room, get your classes organized, and start making new friends!

To be a part of this amazing welcoming to Plymouth State, you need to complete the Orientation and Arrival Form

Orientation and Arrival Form
Orientation and Arrival Form

Orientation Schedule, Arrival Form, and Contact Information:

International Panther Days Orientation Schedule
Arrival Form: You MUST complete this
Contact Information

How to arrive to Plymouth State University’s campus

Free Airport Pick-Up (Terminal E, Between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm EST, Monday, August 19th)
Car Arrival

Before you arrive to Plymouth State you need to…

Set up your MyPlymouth account
Apply for On-Campus Housing and Meal Plan
Pay Your Bill
Take the Online Math Placement Exam (Undergraduate F-1 Students Only)
Global Ambassador Orientation Leaders
Connect with Global Plymouth State on Social Media